Army wife, Book Reviews

Two books by Tanushree Podder that have nailed the NDA-IMA experience

I had been meaning to write about these two books earlier (months ago actually) but staring at the walls in my house and the computer in office took up most of my life's time all this while. Book 1: Boots Belts and Berets by Tanushree Podder traces life of a group of friends through their years at… Continue reading Two books by Tanushree Podder that have nailed the NDA-IMA experience

Photos and memes

Kamar kass ke!

So there we were, dancing at the IMA Ball in Dehradun, where future officers training at the Indian Military Academy have a gala time before military service beckons, and this strange thing caught my eye. I wish I had taken a better picture. But there is only so much I can do with a normal… Continue reading Kamar kass ke!

Travel Tales

IMA, where gentlemen become officers

My friend's brother had survived 18 months at the Indian Military Academy (IMA) in Dehradun and so it was indeed time to celebrate. She was going to come all the way to Dehradun to attend the Passing out parade (POP) and since I was living in that city, I couldn't have been happier. Dehradun was… Continue reading IMA, where gentlemen become officers